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Name: BELJEANNE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/04/1926
Completed: 08/1926
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 1015
Dimensions: 7203grt, nrt, 414.4 x 67.1 x ft
Engines: 2 x oil engines, 4cyl (23.5 x 41.75in), 776nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1926 Rederiet Belpareil A/S (Christen Smith), Oslo
1936 Belships Co Ltd Skibs (Christen Smith), Oslo
1937 Skibs A/S Ringwood (Olav Ringdal), Oslo; renamed RINGWOOD
14/10/1940 Sank
Comments: Designed as a heavy lift ship & with long hatches for awkward loads
14/10/1940: Sank after being captured by German auxiliary cruiser ORION in
position 05.29N - 159.42E on a voyage from Shanghai to Ocean Island in ballast